Suspects arrested over Wanniyakulam murder remanded

The suspects arrested over the murder of a father in Wanniyakulam in Anuradhapura have been remanded till the 23rd of July. The main suspect and a few...

Over 50 injured as two private buses collide in Gokarella

Over 50 people sustained injuries after two private buses collided in Gokarella today. The Police said that the accident took place along the Dambulla -...

Controversy ridden Sri Lankan school in Qatar gets new Chairman

A new Chairman has been appointed to the controversy ridden Sri Lankan school in Qatar. The Peninsula reported that former Chairman of the Stafford Sri Lankan...

Two Sri Lankans jailed in Singapore for having forged UK passports

Two Sri Lankan men have been convicted and sentenced to eight months’ jail in Singapore for possessing fraudulent United Kingdom (UK) passports, the Immigration...

Former Hague prosecutor Sri Lanka’s new CAA head

A one-time trial attorney from The Hague’s International Criminal Tribunal (ICC) has been appointed to the helm of Sri Lankan consumer affairs authority. The Ministry of Industry...

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe’s husband arrested over murder

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe’s husband has been arrested over the murder of his wife, the Police said. Jayasinghe was found dead at her home in Panadura...

Pakistani arrested at BIA with heroin worth over Rs 50 million

A Pakistani national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with heroin worth over Rs 50 million. The Pakistani man had arrived from Lahore when he was...

CMC member shot dead at Sea Street in Pettah

A Colombo Municipal Council member was shot dead at Sea Street in Pettah today. The Police said that Krishnapillai Kirubanandan, an independent political party member, had been...

Sri Lankan born Canadian Michael Ondaatje wins Booker Prize

“The English Patient,” the wartime love story by Sri Lankan born Canadian Michael Ondaatje, won the Golden Man Booker Prize in London on Sunday...

Body of a male with stab injuries found in Kiribathgoda

The body of a male with stab injuries was found in Kiribathgoda today. The Police said that the body was found inside a three-wheeler in Nahena...

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe ‘hacked to death with scissors’ in her home

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe has been found dead at her home in Panadura. A police spokesperson said that the singer was found stabbed to death. The murder...

Two people killed following shooting incident in Jampettah Street

Two people were killed following a shooting incident in Jampettah Street in Colombo today. The Police said that four people had sustained injuries in the...

Four, including principal and a student drown in Ekgal Oya

Four people, including a school principal a teacher and a student, drowned in Ekgal Oya in Damana today. The four people had been reported missing...

Key suspects arrested over murder of a man in Wanniyakulam

The key suspects have been arrested over the murder of a father in Wanniyakulam in Anuradhapura, the Police said. The Police said that the main suspect and...

Over 103 kg of heroin seized from Kalubowila and Battaramulla areas

Over 103 kg of heroin was seized from the Kalubowila and Battaramulla areas, the Police said. The Police said that the heroin was seized during...

India has eyes on Sri Lanka’s growing economic ties with China

India is keeping a close watch on Sri Lanka's growing economic ties with China. India is to adopt a broad, three-pronged approach to deal with...

Douglas ready to push forward 13-A if elected North CM

Former militant and Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) leader Douglas Devananda, says he will ensure the full implementation of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution...

Nasheed meets MDP supporters in Sri Lanka as part of campaign

Former President Mohamed Nasheed met with Maldivians living in Sri Lanka as part of Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s presidential campaign, RaajjeMV reported. MDP Chairperson Hassan...

Samples collected from suspected LTTE explosives found in TN

Samples collected from explosives found in Tamil Nadu, believed to have been buried by the LTTE during the war in Sri Lanka. India Today reported...

Maldivian Coast Guard vessel arrives in Sri Lanka

Maldivian Coast Guard ship “Huravee” arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (7th July). The ship was warmly welcomed by...